Gauzer, Gene A. (2012) Perception, Truth and Christ as the Causal Exemplar: A Metaphysical and Ontological Speculation of the Human Soul. Masters thesis, Concordia University.
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The thesis is a systematic study comparing the ordinary human soul to the human soul of Jesus Christ as the model. Since the time of the pre-Chalcedon controversies, the tension arising from the relation of the human being of Jesus with the divine Being of the Son of God is the subject of intense debates. One aspect of the debate questions the relation of the human soul of the historic Jesus with his pre-resurrected human flesh and his resurrected body. In answer to this tension, the thesis claims that the divine Christ and his human soul enact an essential unity with the ordinary human soul. The thesis develops a Thomistic definition of the human soul and argues that Jesus’ human soul is the causal exemplar of the ordinary human soul.
|Divisions:||Concordia University > Faculty of Arts and Science > Theological Studies|
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Authors:||Gauzer, Gene A.|
|Date:||11 April 2012|
|Thesis Supervisor(s):||Allen, Paul|
|Keywords:||causal exemplar, dyothelite, esse intentionale, esse naturale, haecceitic principle, hylemorphism, hypostatic union, Incarnation, individuation, imago Dei, intentionality, memory, ontological speculation, original sin, perception, phantasm, sarx, soul, suppositum, Thomas Aquinas, Trinity, truth,|
|Deposited By:||GENE A GAUZER|
|Deposited On:||19 Jun 2012 15:29|
|Last Modified:||17 May 2013 15:33|
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